[Shanghai] Brut Cake Café

Brut Cake Café Add: 698 Yu Yuan Road, Shanghai 愚园路698号 Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-8:00pm Price: [coffee] RMB18-40; [lunch/dinner set] RMB48-72; [brunch] RMB55-78 Visited: February 2017 Will return: Definitely Shanghai’s coffee scene has been positively booming over the last few years, but there is still a considerable void then it comes to the kind of cafes you’d find… Read More [Shanghai] Brut Cake Café

[Shanghai] Strangas Dessert Boutique

Strangas Dessert Boutique Add: 51 Yong Kang Road, Shanghai 永康路51号 Tel: +86 (21) 3356 1137 Hours: 9:00am-8:00pm Price: [cakes] RMB48-78; [pastries] 15-30; [drinks] 20-45 Visited: February 2017 Will return: Yes A fairly recent addition to Yongkang Road, Strangas Dessert Boutique is the world’s second pastry shop by chef Nikolaos Strangas. The original shop in Copenhagen opened… Read More [Shanghai] Strangas Dessert Boutique

[Shanghai] Chikalicious (2)

Chikalicious Add: Shop 106, 123 Xing Ye Road, Shanghai 兴业路123弄5号,新天地新里106单元 Tel: +86 (21) 6333 9233 Hours: [1st floor à-la-carte] Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm; [2nd floor prix-fixe] Wed-Sun 2:00pm-9:00pm Price: [à-la-carte] RMB58-98; [3-course prix-fixe] RMB188+10% Visited: June 2016 Will return: Yes Half a year has gone by since Chikalicious opened its doors to eager Shanghai diners late last year, and its popularity is… Read More [Shanghai] Chikalicious (2)

[Shanghai] Salon de Thé de Joël Robuchon

Salon de Thé de Joël Robuchon Add: 1/F Bund 18, 18 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Road, Shanghai 中山东一路18号,外滩18号1楼 Tel: +86 (21) 6070 8888 Website: joelrobuchon-china.com Hours: Mon-Sun 2:00pm-7:00pm Price: [afternoon tea set] RMB328-588 + 10%; [pastry] RMB65-88; [tea & coffee] 55-188; [viennoiserie] RMB14-28 Visited: April 2016 Will return: Yes After an entire year of “coming soon”, the highly anticipated Joël… Read More [Shanghai] Salon de Thé de Joël Robuchon

[Shanghai] WIYF Ice Cream

WIYF Add: 202 Wu Kang Road, Shanghai 武康路202号 Tel: n/a Hours: Mon-Thur 8:00am-6:00pm, Fri-Sun 8:00am-7:00pm Price: [single scoop] RMB20; [double scoops] RMB30 Visited: March 2016 Will return: Yes Last time I went to Grains, the line outside WIYF (“What Is Your Flavor”) looked like this. So when I passed WIYF on a Thursday afternoon and discovered only three… Read More [Shanghai] WIYF Ice Cream

[Shanghai] Farine

Farine Add: 1/F Ferguson Lane, 378 Wu Kang Road, Shanghai 武康路378号,武康庭1楼 Tel: n/a Website: farine-bakery.com Hours: Mon-Thur 7:00am-8:00pm, Fri-Sun 7:00am-10:00pm Price: [pastry] RMB20-45; [viennoiserie] RMB14-20; [coffee] RMB30-40 Visited: February 2016 Will return: Yes Unless you go early in the morning or late in the evening, there is guaranteed to be a line outside Farine, the famed French bakery on… Read More [Shanghai] Farine

[Shanghai] Chikalicious

Chikalicious Add: Shop 106, 123 Xing Ye Road, Shanghai 兴业路123弄5号,新天地新里106单元 Tel: +86 021 63339233 Hours: [1st floor à-la-carte] Mon-Sun 11:00am-11:00pm; [2nd floor prix-fixe] Wed-Sun 2:00pm-9:00pm Price: [à-la-carte] RMB58-98; [3-course prix-fixe] RMB188+10% Visited: February 2016 Will return: When I’m in the mood for sophisticated desserts – See my second visit for more dishes! – I have long wanted to visit Chikalicious Dessert Bar in… Read More [Shanghai] Chikalicious